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A guide to selenium

selenium food sources
Age Amount of selenium a day
1-3 years 15mcg
4-6 years 20mcg
7-10 years 30mcg
11-14 years 45mcg
15-18 years 60mcg

 

selenium supplements
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Donia Hilal

Donia Hilal,
Nutritionist

Joined Holland & Barrett: Jan 2018

Bsc in Nutrition, Registered Associate Nutritionist and Certification in Pre and Post Natal Nutrition

Donia started her career as a freelance nutritionist, later she joined Nestle as their Market Nutritionist to help support their healthier product range, before joining the team at Holland & Barrett in January 2018.

Donia has over 6 years experience as a Nutritionist and also works with clients on a one to one basis to support their goals which include weight loss, prenatal and postnatal nutrition and children’s health.

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